- Plug birthdays etc. into your Outlook calendar at work
- Set reminders on the calendar on your phone
- Write them in an old-school paper calendar you keep on your desk
Incorporate them into your PasswordsPasswords are the one piece of data that we all keep in our heads, ready at a moments notice.
“What better way to reinforce your memory of a date than to have to type it into your computer every day?”And the real beauty is that this can help make your passwords more memorable across multiple devices – and they almost always pass those rigorous password safety requirements like “Passwords must contain at least 8 letter, CAPS and lowercase, numbers, letters and at least one symbol”.
Tips for SafetyYou still have to surround the password with enough junk that somebody who knows you can’t guess it.
Example Easy to Remember PasswordsYou might choose formats like these:
- [MIDDLE NAME][DATE OF BIRTH]!@#
- %[FIRST NAME][DATE OF BIRTH][MIDDLE INITIAL]&
- Email – it’s your wife: %Piper09-22-79B&
- Computer – it’s your son: %George05-01-01L&
- Bank Account – it’s your mother: %Lori03-28-50F&